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Once And For All, This Is The Exact SPF You Should Be Wearing On Your Face

June 24, 2016 by Keren Leshem
shefinds | beauty

love being tan, plain and simple. I wait 9 months during the year just to feel the warmth of the sun on my skin, and watch myself get that glow that, let’s be honest ladies, we all crave. But the sun comes with the danger of skin cancer… How can we achieve our optimal tans without damaging our skin? We found out exactly what SPF you should really be wearing on your face in order to enjoy the sunshine, but also protect your skin!

First, do we all actually know what SPF means? Just as a reminder: SPF stands for Sun Protection Factor. Dermatologists from the American Academy of Dermatology recommend that we wear sunscreen of SPF 15 all year long, and use water-resistant sunscreen of SPF 30 or higher during prolonged sun exposure. Technically this means that it would take 30 times longer to burn while wearing SPF 30, rather than not wearing any sunscreen. The AAD concludes that SPF 30 sunscreen blocks 97% of the sun’s rays, and using a crazy high SPF block (like 90+) doesn’t actually make a difference.

They also say that creams and sunscreen sticks are great to use on your face! So, find some SPF 30 block, make sure to re-apply every 2 hours, and you’re good to go! Definitely check out this sunscreen stick by Fresh, it’s super easy to apply again and again and again:

Sugar Sport Treatment Sunscreen SPF 30 ($25)

Check out the AAD for some more tips and tricks about how to stay safe from the sun this season.

Be sure to check out The One Thing You Should Never Do To Your Jeans and 5 At-Home Remedies to Treat Razor Burn!

[Photo: Shea Marie/PeaceLoveShea.com]

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